Apple has secured a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a device referred to as 'iTime', revealing some of the features that may be included in the company’s highly anticipated watch device.
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Patents filed by Samsung show that the company may be interested in developing a new range of wearables controlled by gestures and image recognition technology.
The PC maker has purchased thousands of patents surrounding mobile technology as the firm seeks to establish itself in the mobile realm.
Recent patent applications by Apple cover features for what reportedly be its iPen smart stylus, including a modular device that will let users add the right tool for the job at hand.
Sierra Wireless takes its dispute with Nokia over standard essential patent royalties to Europe's competition regulator.
HTC and Sony Mobile stress that ongoing patent lawsuits between phonemakers will not stifle their efforts to offer cutting-edge phone designs and features.
U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has launched a probe involving Samsung, Nokia, Huawei and ZTE for patent infringement in certain wireless devices with 3G or 4G capabilities.
Apple has claimed that it isn't infringing on one of Samsung's patents, due to the way the 3G standard the patent relates to is being implemented.
Samsung ended a truce with Qualcomm and its third-party vendors over 3G patent use when Apple filed court proceedings against Samsung last year.
Samsung has won a rare victory against Apple in a patent infringement case that was held in the Netherlands.
Samsung has won a rare victory against Apple in a patent infringement case in the Netherlands.
In its attempt to show that Samsung was discriminating against it when licensing 3G patents, Apple has managed to get a hold of some of the 3G patent licensing agreements Samsung has with other mobile phone vendors, but has complained that much of the crucial information, including royalty payments has been redacted from the agreements.
Apple was forced to remove several iOS devices from sale on its German online store on Thursday as a result of its patent battles with Motorola.The iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and 3G iPads are currently not available from the company's web store in Germany following a ruling in favour of Motorola relating to FRAND-pledged patents declared essential to 3G standards.
Samsung has been denied its second 3G patent claim against Apple by a German court.The Mannheim regional court in Germany rejected Samsung's complaint against Apple related to the 3G wireless standard on Friday but did not state a specific reason at the ruling, according to software patents expert, Florian Mueller.
HTC has won a temporary injunction against the German patent licensing firm IPCom, forcing it to stop threatening retailers with legal action for stocking HTC's 3G-capable products.The Taiwanese manufacturer said on Friday that IPCom's threats were "unjustified".
A German court has imposed a preliminary injunction on Apple's 3G-enabled iOS devices across Europe for infringing a Motorola-held patent.
But it might be the only OS with the patent to do pens the right way…One of the highlights of Adobe's MAX developer conference this year was Photoshop Touch; a tablet application, initially for Android but coming soon for iPad, that's a real application with powerful features. Equally interesting was the device Adobe was demonstrating it on - a prototype Samsung Galaxy Tab with the kind of pressure-sensitive Wacom pen that's been in Tablet PCs for years.
Making good on a legal threat made three weeks ago in the Federal Court of New South Wales, Korean electronics giant Samsung has counter-sued Apple for intellectual property and patent infringement violations, targeting almost all of Apple's mobile gadget range, including the iPhone 3G, 3Gs, iPhone 4 and iPad 2.
U.K. High Court rules that Nokia is infringing a key 3G patent owned by IPCom, which is now seeking to halt sales of 3G Nokia phones if the phonemaker refuses to pay licensing fees.
IPCom, the German patent licensing company that owns the patent in question says it will now try to get a ban on the sale of all Nokia 3G phones in the UK, but Nokia says IPCom has misunderstood the court's ruling
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